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If the Major League Baseball Opus Marquee Edition had a trading card, the back would read something...
Photo by Ezio Manciucca
The Ciclotte (www.ciclotte.com), a design-driven stationary bike that arrived in the United States...
One of the highlights of the Kunsthaus Zürich museum’s centenary year is “Picasso” (October 15,...
To commemorate its centennial on June 24, 2010, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo commissioned...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd.
Trevor Barton loved to talk about his pipes. The British appliance salesman, who died in 2008 at...
Photo by Richard Beer
Graf von Faber-Castell fashioned its Pen of the Year 2010 (www.graf-von-faber-castell.com) using...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd. 2010
On December 31, 1914, the social pages of The New York Times cheerfully informed readers that...
Montblanc is perpetuating its 19-year-old Patron of Art series with handcrafted writing instruments...
It is a telling commentary on the state of our culture that the only words by George Santayana,...
Photo by Matt Pia
The 16th-century French artist Valentin Bousch completed some of his most daring work for Prior...
Istanbul-born, Paris-based painter Mubin Orhon, whose untitled work from 1960 set a record price...
Photo courtesy The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport, New York
In the early 1880s, while his personal railway car was parked on a siding in Michigan City, Ind.,...
Loiminchay, the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has...
Photo courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
On October 26, 1886, a note arrived at London’s Albemarle Hotel addressed to Mrs. John L. Gardner....
Photo by Gianni Zenone
Hercules’ stepmother Hera drove him mad—mad enough to commit several atrocious murders. To atone...
Photo by Ted Morrison
In 1827, while exhibiting his products in Washington, D.C., globe maker James Wilson declared...
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History consists of alternating phases of vitality and decay, in between which interesting things...
THE GIFTA 97-percent-complete composite dinosaur skeleton of Maiasaura peeblesorum, or "good mother...
THE GIFTA game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat. A charitable donation to the ALS Association in the...
Photo by Merve Unsal
THE GIFTArt-consultant-guided private tours of 43 museums in 11 cities spanning 18 days, including...

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